Recommended Picture Books


Bubba and Beau: Best Friends by Kathi Appelt

Bubba is a baby and Beau is a puppy – but they sure like the same things – going around on all fours, chewing, Bubba’s blankie and mud.


Don’t Worry, Bear by Greg Foley

Bear and Caterpillar become fast friends in this sweet and simple story. When Caterpillar goes inside his cocoon, Bear becomes very concerned about his new friend. Bear keeps a close eye on the cocoon day and night, through warm weather and cold, as well as through wet and dry.


Flora’s Surprise by Debi Gliori

Flora is the youngest in her bunny family. While everyone else is planting fruits and vegatables and flowers, Flora decides to plant a brick.


No Babysitters Allowed by Amber Stewart

Hopscotch is a brave little bunny. He is not afraid of spiders, or hanging upside-down on the trapeze. However, having Mrs. Honeybunch babysit while his parents go out for the evening makes him feel worried inside and his tummy hurt.


Olivia by Ian Falconer

Olivia is a fabulous pig who likes to dress up, go to the beach, sing very loud songs, go to the museum, and wear out her mother.


Press Here by Herve Tullet
Pre-K – 2nd Grade

This book is a reading adventure.  Follow the author’s instructions and get interactive with the colored dots that change, move, and multiply as you read. Silly fun!


The Trouble with Dragons by Debi Gliori

The trouble with dragons may sound a little bit familiar. They spread their houses and roads all over the place, cut down forests, leave huge messes, and even melt the icecaps with all that fire-breathing.


The Web Files by Margie Palatini

Help Ducktective Web and his partner, Bill, find out who on the farm has been stealing peppers, tomatoes and lettuce. Can you quack the case? DUM DE DUM DUM DUM.


Widget by Lyn Rossiter McFarland

Widget is a little stray dog looking for a home. Mrs. Diggs’ house seems perfect – except for the six cats who live there. But, they let Widget stay once he convinces them that he is also a cat – until a dog is need to save the day.